Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. Her mother decides to act as if everything were normal and try to spend their best summer ever. Ava confronts the problem in her own way. She steals a big black dog that belongs to a young man on the run...
Meet the director
After studying literature, Léa Mysius graduated from the Fémis screenwriting department in 2014. She has directed three award-winning short films selected for a number of festivals: CADAVRE EXQUIS, LES OISEAUX-TONNERRE, selected for the Cannes Cinéfondation award, and L'ILE JAUNE co-directed with Paul Guilhaume. She has also written with other directors, notably Arnaud Desplechin. AVA is her first feature.